Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

Yorkshire and the Humber – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Specsavers 30
2 Boots 25
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
4 Cohens Chemist 5
4 Superdrug 5
4 Vision Express 5
4 Well Pharmacy 5
8 Amplifon Fewer than 5
8 Knights Pharmacy Fewer than 5
8 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
8 Pharmacy Care Plus Fewer than 5
8 Tesco Fewer than 5
8 Walgreens Boots Alliance Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.